units

ATS3005

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitChinese Studies
OfferedClayton First semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Lijun Bi

Notes

Previously coded CHI3050

Synopsis

This unit will introduce students to advanced intermediate spoken and written standard Chinese. In addition to regular classroom activities, listening and speaking skills will be further developed through project work with a focus on Chinese culture.

Outcomes

This unit is available to students who have a Chinese language ability equivalent to Chinese 4. Upon successful completion of this subject students will develop:

  1. An understanding of some current issues in China and the ability to express personal views on such issues in Chinese
  2. The ability to discuss topics related to their own fields of interest in Chinese
  3. Knowledge of a grammatical framework and vocabulary that enables them to write in a relatively sophisticated manner
  4. The ability to write different kinds of prose and poetry in Chinese
  5. The ability to present their project work in Chinese in a small group.
  6. Language proficiency equivalent to Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B1-

Assessment

Tests and class assessments: 50%
Exam: 35%
Oral exam: 15%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

4 hours (2 x 1 hour lectures and 2 x 1 hour tutorials) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Prerequisites

ATS2004 or ATS2024 or equivalent or by permission

Prohibitions

ATS2025, ATS2005, ATS3025